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CBS
Mar 14, 2011 5:00am PDT
in the u.s. >>> and more than 10,000 people are feared dead from the earthquake and tsunami in japan. more than 1800 are confirmed dead. more than 1400 are still missing. large areas of the countryside are still surrounded by water and mud. >>> one local effect the damaged santa cruz harbor that will stay closed until next weekend. 18 boats sank and 100 others were damaged when the waves came in after the 8.9 quake in japan. so far two sunken vessels have been recovered and this morning crews are evaluating the damaged and prioritizing boat recovery efforts based on the risk of pollution. the coast guard is enforcing a safety zone meaning boats cannot travel through it. but owners do have access now to their vessels. >>> it is 5:04. let's check weather and traffic. first julie watts. >> good morning. scattered showers out the door this morning. fog along the coast. so be mindful of that and across some bridges. very light scattered showers lingering throughout the morning hours. a closer look. light rainfall from the west to the east. as we move to the second half of the day we'll start t
CBS
Mar 16, 2011 5:00am PDT
a live update from charlie d'agata in japan in a couple of minutes. >>> you might be surprised where the biggest threat from a tsunami is here in the bay area. christin ayers is in oakland, where a big wave could mean some very big problems. >>> reporter: good morning. scientists tell the "contra costa times" that the biggest tsunami threat could come if there was a massive earthquake 9.0 or larger in southern alaska sending a huge wave that could flood the port of oakland in four or five hours. if we look at the maps that scientists have developed here, it shows you just why oakland and alameda are most susceptible to that kind of flooding. they are geographically situated at the end of the golden gate strait and could bear the brunt of a big wave like that. they say up to 165 structures in that area would be threatened. now, of course, we saw some of the devastating effects that a relatively minor tsunami had on santa cruz harbor. experts tell the "contra costa times" that area would actually be spared and really any other areas south of santa clara county, they would likely miss a
CBS
Mar 11, 2011 5:00am PST
devastated the coast especially in northeastern japan. now the waves are crossing the pacific with a tsunami warning posted for our coast this morning 8:00 here in the bay area, crescent city around 7:30. waves could start hitting the bay area as early as 7:00. so time to watch. >> let's go to gianna franco who is monitoring the roads including the great highway closure that we just told you about. >> good morning. of course, we are keeping a close eye on all the coastal areas. they have issued a closure as a precaution for the great highway. it is shut down between lincoln and sloat. so avoid that area if you can. they are saying it's going to be closed for most of the morning probably into the midday hours, as well. so then great highway is shut down between lincoln and sloat. also we are keeping a close eye on the pacifica area, highway 1. linda mar boulevard, crespie for folks who are told to evacuate in that area. right now i just spoke to someone in pacifica and seems like things are okay. there are a lot more people on the roads obviously. but no problems to report righ
CBS
Mar 15, 2011 5:00am PDT
: scouring the rubble in japan, the recovery of bodies continues. the death toll climbs. and the threat of more danger looms. the fukushima dai-ichi power plant is unstable with another explosion and fire tuesday, leading to unhealthy levels of increased radiation, which later decreased. >> we need now for everybody to move out of the 20-kilometer radius from the number one plant. we would like to ask you to remain indoors at home or in your offices. >> reporter: and a 30-kilometer radius no-fly zone is now in effect over the plant. some 800 workers evacuated. only 50 remain to carry out essential work. for survivors of the deadly quake and tsunami, raw emotion surfaced as reunions and search for loved ones continue. >> it feels like the end of the world. and i have seen the look on people's faces right after an experience like this, and they are just in deep, deep shock. >> reporter: this american english teacher in japan was finally able to communicate with his parents in the states. this is how he describes living in the aftermath of the devastation. >> the damage is just -- it's cra
CBS
Mar 18, 2011 5:00am PDT
. this morning, the japan prime minister is calling for help with rebuilding the company. charlie d'agata reports. >> reporter: moments ago the prime minister said the government is sharing all the information it has about the crisis at the nuclear power plant. people were evacuated from the region around the nuclear power plant and many feel they may never get back home. >>> reporter: fire trucks resumed blasting water onto japan's crippled nuclear power plant as crews raced to restore power to the facility. as early as today, they hoped to feed electricity to at least two of the six overheated reactors and get crucial water pumps working again. >> if the cooling systems in the reactors and fuel ponds are basically sound and then the power comes on, then we might look at that moment as the beginning of the end of this crisis. >> reporter: but even if the power starts back up, it's not clear the water pumps will. they may have already suffered too much damage. there are also fears that getting power back online could spark another explosion. smoke billowed again from one reactor today. water in t
CBS
Mar 17, 2011 5:00am PDT
japanese ring of safety, which is only about 19 miles. charlie d'agata joins us from japan with the latest on efforts to prevent a nuclear disaster. >> reporter: we are on the way to the quake zone. the japanese military has taken over the highways for humanitarian assistance. we have had to cut through the mountains, where as you can see, it's snowing. we are trying to get as close as we can while obviously avoiding the stricken nuclear plant. military helicopters launched an all-out water assault on japan's crippled nuclear power plant in a desperate attempt to buy more time. crews are racing to finish a new power line that could restore crucial water pumps. the best option many experts say to cool dangerously hot reactors and prevent a nuclear meltdown. >> we believe that radiation levels are extremely high, which could possibly impact the ability to take corrective measures. >> reporter: the biggest worry is reactor 4. wednesday, u.s. officials warn the unit no longer has water in its spent fuel pools, meaning the fuel rods are completely exposed, with nothing to preven
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 5:00am PDT
danger at the damaged nuclear power plant in japan. japanese nuclear safety officials say the pool for storing spent fuel is heating up and is near boiling. those high temperatures likely caused the steam that has been wafting out of reactor number 2. that's been going on since yesterday. the danger is that if all the water boils away the fuel rods will be exposed. crews at the plant have now hooked up power cables to all six reactors. electricity is crucial so the cooling pumps can start operating at the fukushima plant but right now a pump in only one reactor is working. >>> hundreds of american family members from japan are expected to arrive in northern california shortly. sharon chin is at travis air force base where the first flight is due in 45 minutes. more than 3500 military families and pets will be arriving here at the air force base on two flights, one to arrive at 5:45, the other 9 a.m. this morning. they voluntarily left japan and will be coming aboard military charter flights. travis is the second arrival site for the voluntary evacuation of military families from e
CBS
Mar 21, 2011 5:00am PDT
setback in effort to prevent a nuclear meltdown in japan and a progress report on the u.s. lead offensive in libya. >>> plus, the four and a half million dollar plan up for a vote today hoping to get a 49ers stadium down in the south bay. >>> the meg merger and the potential impact on your cell phone bill. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ♪ have a better day ♪ build your better breakfast at subway ♪ [ male announcer ] only subway lets you build your better breakfast with all the flavors you choose. start off with an irresistible steak, egg & cheese, then make it your own! try it with warm and toasty tomato or turn up the zest factor with banana peppers and jalapeÑos. maybe chipotle southwest sauce for the finishing touch! all on tasty flatbread. it's flat out delicious! ♪ build your better breakfast at subway ♪ today, seen at the damaged nuclear power plant in japan. they evacuated workers the smoke came from one of the reactors. that stopped work to restore r to reactor coo >>> more smoke seen at a damaged nuclear power plant in japan. they stopped work to restore power to cooling systems there.
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 5:00am PDT
in tripoli ending rumors he may have taken refuge outside the capital city. >>> in japan a spike in radiation levels and a setback to prevent a meltdown. there was an evacuation after workers got close to ending the crisis after restoring electricity at the plant. they have to check more equipment before turning on the cooling system. >>> authorities are telling them not to let babies drink tap water because of radiation in it. they are vulnerable to radioactive iodine which causes thyroid cancer. levels in the water are not high enough to harm adults. and the government reports the economic costs of the earthquake and tsunami could reach $309 billion. this could have killed 80,000 people. >>> the bomb threat, the threatening call made to a passenger plane coming up. >> new fallout from an east bay drug scandal involving a state narcotics agent. why concerns about his credibility could let a criminal off the hook. >>> electronic dance music is the number one form of dance -- of expression for young people toda and this generation. >> how music fans are stepping up their push to keep raves goi
CBS
Mar 31, 2011 5:00am PDT
's in the milk. new fears about traces of radiation from japan showing up in the u.s. food supply. >>> and good morning, everyone. it is thursday, the 31st day of march. i'm sydnie kohara. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. time now is 5:00. of course, it's opening day. we're excited about that. the weather is spectacular. so let's kick it over to lawrence, and -- >> are we talking record temperatures, lawrence? >> yeah. i mean, we have six records yesterday around the bay area. today we could see even more. it is going to be the hottest day of the week today as we are going to see that ridge of high pressure sitting over head. 84 in oakland, 85 san jose, and 86 degrees in santa rosa. enjoy it, folks. we have major changes on the way. we'll talk more about that in just a moment. right now let's check on some traffic with elizabeth. >> all right. we have better news now in petaluma. mentioned this accident northbound 101 right before old redwood highway. it is our only accident out there right now and it was just cleared to the right shoulder so now northbound and southbound traffic looks gr
CBS
Mar 28, 2011 5:00am PDT
towards the sierra. trains required on interstate 80. back to you. new >>> the radiation in japan and another tsunami risk after another quake rattles the country. >>> plus an all-out search aboard a disney cruise ship. a young cruise member vanishes. the last thing she was seen doing. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> welcome back. we are looking at increasing sunshine later today. we are starting off with fog this morning, though, visibility down to three- quarters of a mile in the north bay. later today, increasing sunshine, highs in the mid-50s to 60s. >>> officials in japan suspect that radioactivity is spreading in water and soil near the damaged plant. radiation is showing up a mile further north than before. a japanese nuclear safety agency is saying for the first time that it suspected radioactive water is leaking into the ocean. today they resume pumping out radioactive water from several buildings. a crucial task before they restart cooling systems. >>> and another quake in japan. a 6.5 tremor struck off the northeastern coast yesterday prompting another tsunami warning. no addition
CBS
Mar 29, 2011 5:00am PDT
mistake. >>> it is 5:09. plutonium now showing up outside japan's leaking nuclear plants. what officials are saying about the potential health risk there. >> plus the search for the suspect behind a newspaper explosion in vacaville what we're learning now from the owner of the home where the bomb was found. >>> it's spectacular. 360 degrees for sure. >> and how would you like to own your own island? how much will it cost to own a piece of bay area history? when we come back. ,,,,,,,, [ mom ] can a little bowl of cereal change your life? i think it can. one of the challenges for kayla being gluten-free is actually finding choices the whole family will love. then we discovered chex cereals. five flavors of chex are gluten-free, including the honey nut flavor, and that's amazing to a mom like me. as a parent you don't want to have to tell your kids "no" all the time. it's nice for me to be able to say "yes" to something that they want to eat. [ male announcer ] chex cereal. five flavors. gluten free. breakfast? in this house? in the morning i can use all the help i can get. that's why i lov
CBS
Mar 30, 2011 5:00am PDT
. you can see his interview starting at 7:00 here on cbs 5. >>> and radiation in sea water near japan's crippled nuclear power plant is more than 3300 times the legal limit. nuclear safety officials say it's a sign more contaminated water is leaking from the complex into the ocean, but they insist it is not a threat to human health. the stress of that crisis taking a toll on the president of the plant's utility. he is hospitalized for high blood pressure. >>> time to check weather and traffic. i know you love storms, lawrence, because you get all hyped up about those. but even you today are probably happy about this weather. >> i'm loving it. i have a little girl and, you know, when you have kids, you like to be able to get them outdoors and let them run around a bit. >> right. >> they have been tearing up the furniture all winter long! but now they are going to be able to enjoy some sunshine. really it's looking fantastic, folks. the nicest weather we have seen all spring long courtesy of this big dome of high pressure now building over california going to bring us plenty of sunshin
CBS
Mar 24, 2011 5:00am PDT
, as well. >>> two plant workers have been hurt at a crippled power plant in japan. this morning authorities say they tested at radiation levels well below the maximum allowed for workers. >>> the samtrans board of directors has a meeting today to discuss the agency's financial crisis. they are looking for ways to further reduce costs. directors will also discuss the future of samtrans partnership with vta and san francisco's muni to help fund caltrain. the meeting is set to begin about 1:00 at samtrans' headquarters in san carlos. >>> and the public utilities commission will also have a public hearing today about the smartmeters. the high-tech devices are meant to measure pg&e customers' power use. but critics are concerned about potential health effects from the meters as well as the device's accuracy. regulators may consider letting customers opt out of having the new meters installed. >>> here's a scary story. pilots forced to land blind. is a sleeping air traffic controller to blame? >>> plus, could bad weather derail britney spears's bay area concert? the change of plans leaving some f
CBS
Mar 25, 2011 5:00am PDT
plant in japan. operators have stopped work at units 1, 2 and 3 to check on radiation levels. they think radioactive water that burned two workers may have come from a breach in the reactor core. the number of known deaths now from the earthquake and tsunami in japan is now more than 10,000. police say more than 17,000 people are listed as missing. >>> barry bonds' perjury trial will resume on monday. the court wrapped up a week of testimony with a lesson in the science of steroids yesterday. a chemist for the u.s. antidoping agency told jurors that bonds has swelling consist tenth with human growth hormone use and said that the drugs bonds allegedly are to avoid detection. bonds denied taking the drugs. the ex-mistress will testify monday. >>> 5:13. a chance to streak it really, really rich. the mega millions jackpot on the line tonight. >> and billions of dollars in budget cuts all get the green light what it means for thousands of community college students coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, feet wide fell onto a house. the sheriff says one person was >>> a tree 100 feet tall in santa cr
CBS
Mar 7, 2011 5:00am PST
could be in use in a couple years. >>> well, japan has temporarily stopped using a vaccine for pneumonia and some types of meningitis after four children died the children all under the age of 2 died the same day or up to three days after they were given previnar the vaccine is made by pfizer and a french pharmaceutical company japan has been using it for two years now but it has been use in the u.s. for a decade. >>> so are you stressed out? well, it may help your memory. it is true. new research indicates as a person reaches his or her optimal level of stress, each day, memory performance actually increases with clear recall of long ago events but men and women respond differently, neurobiologist at uc irvine found stress hormones interact with sex hormones women's memories are better under stress only when estrogen levels are normal. >>> so, if a dog is man's best friend i guess that would make cat a woman's best friend. >> could be. a new study shows the relationship between a feline and its owner is more intense than previously thought. cats attach to humans especially women. women
CBS
Mar 9, 2011 5:00am PST
rumbled about 90 miles off the northwest coast of japan this morning. so far there have been no reports of injuries or damage. the shaking could be felt hundreds of miles away, including in tokyo. train lines were temporarily interrupted but service was restored after about an hour. >>> today president obama's top security advisors expected to meet at the white house to discuss the crisis in libya. they plan to outline possible ways to pressure leader moammar qaddafi to end his violent crackdown on anti-government forces and step down. secretary of state hillary clinton says any decision on whether to enforce the no-fly zone must come from the united nations, not the u.s. >> there is an international effort going on. so we believe it's important that this not be an american or a nato or a european effort. it needs to be an international one. and there is still a lot of opposition. >> you can watch the full interview with clinton on "the early show" starting at 7:00. >>> the alleged gunman in the arizona shooting rampage will be back in court today and arraigned on dozens of new charges.
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